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 2018-12-11 06:55 

Men's Health News

6 Friendship Lessons We Learned from the Toms of Vanderpump Rules...

All the best friendship moments from the long-time best friend duo from Vanderpump Rules in celebration of their new business venture, the new bar 'Tom Tom'....

 2018-12-11 05:06 

ABC News (US)

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New Zealand law to make medical marijuana widely available...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-12-11 04:48 

USA Today

Kaiser Permanente mental health workers begin strike: 'Our patients are suffering'...

About 1,500 Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians went on strike Monday, in a week-long protest about staffing and wait times for patients....

 2018-12-11 01:51 

AP

Canada's Aurora Cannabis buys Mexico's Farmacias Magistrales...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Aurora Cannabis Inc. of Edmonton, Alberta, says it has signed a letter of intent to acquire all outstanding shares of Mexico's Farmacias Magistrales SA....

 2018-12-11 01:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about marijuana and multiple sclerosis...

Marijuana has many potential uses, which includes the treatment of specific symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Learn more about the possible benefits of marijuana for people with MS here....

 2018-12-11 00:00 

Medical News Today

What is the link between HPV and HIV?...

HPV and HIV are both sexually transmitted infections caused by viruses. They are separate conditions with different symptoms, treatments, and preventions. A person with HIV may be more prone to contracting HPV and experience worse complications. Learn mor...

 2018-12-10 23:00 

Medical News Today

Single-tablet regimens for HIV...

Following a single-tablet HIV regimen involves taking one pill per day. The pill will contain a combination of two or more antiretroviral drugs. In this article, we look at the benefits of the single-tablet regimen and provide a list of the relevant drugs...

 2018-12-10 22:51 

Medscape

Novel Drug for Cannabis Use Disorder Shows Promise...

A phase 2a trial provides evidence that pharmacologic fatty acid amide hydrolase inhibition is a viable therapeutic strategy to treat problematic cannabis use. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-12-10 22:41 

Medscape

FDA Clears Mobile App for Opioid Use Disorder...

The prescription-only reSET-O application is intended for use in conjunction with outpatient therapy to treat opioid use disorder. FDA Approvals...

 2018-12-10 22:19 

Medscape

Internists Initiate Class-Action Suit Against ABIM Over MOC...

The federal antitrust suit argues that the internal medicine board has stifled competition by tying maintenance of certification to initial certification. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-12-10 22:18 

Medscape

Nurses Help Nurses After Losing Nearly All in California Fire...

A group of nurses is helping nurses and other healthcare workers who lost everything, including their jobs, when their hospital was badly damaged during the Camp Fire, in Paradise, California, last November. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-12-10 22:15 

Reuters

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U.S. veterans' hospitals often better than nearby alternatives...

(Reuters Health) - - U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) hospitals may provide better quality care than other hospitals in many American communities, a U.S. study suggests....

 2018-12-10 22:13 

Reuters

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Delivering a baby increases - then lowers - risk of breast cancer: study...

(Reuters Health) - - Having a baby temporarily increases the risk of breast cancer by about 80 percent compared to the risk in women who have never given birth, researchers behind a new study have concluded....

 2018-12-10 22:07 

Reuters

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Canadian doctors urge women to weigh pros and cons of breast cancer screening...

(Reuters Health) - - When it's unclear whether the potential benefit of breast cancer screening outweighs the possible harms, doctors should encourage women to make an informed decision based on their personal preferences, Canadian doctors recommend....

 2018-12-10 22:00 

Medical News Today

Can marijuana ease symptoms of Crohn's disease?...

In regions where it is legal, many doctors are prescribing medical marijuana to treat certain conditions. Some small studies suggest that marijuana may also have the potential to relieve symptoms of Crohn's disease. However, more research is necessary...

 2018-12-10 21:45 

Reuters

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Olympus unit pleads guilty to resolve U.S. duodenoscope probe...

An Olympus Corp subsidiary pleaded guilty on Monday and agreed to pay $85 million to resolve charges that it failed to file reports with U.S. regulators regarding infections connected to its duodenoscopes while continuing to sell the medical devices used ...

 2018-12-10 21:12 

Medscape

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Drop in CVD Risk...

Observational data from the Women's Health Study suggest adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with a 25% risk reduction in cardiovascular disease, primarily through reducing inflammation. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-12-10 21:01 

AP

'Modern Family's' Sarah Hyland had second kidney transplant...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland says she had a second kidney transplant last year, replacing a kidney from her father with another from her brother....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

Medical News Today

Crohn's disease and pregnancy...

Crohn's disease and pregnancy can affect each other. However, most women who conceive while their Crohn's disease is in remission can have a normal pregnancy and healthy baby. Learn more here....

 2018-12-10 20:58 

Medscape

Annals Retracts 2009 Paper 'The Joy of Cooking Too Much'...

The retraction was the 17th for well-known food scientist Brian Wansink. Annals editors write, '[We] cannot be confident in the integrity of the work.' Medscape Medical News...

 2018-12-10 20:46 

CBC

Tennis tops list of sports for increasing life expectancy...

Tennis players lived more than nine years longer than people who were sedentary, topping the list of sports....

 2018-12-10 20:43 

ABC News (US)

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Record count reported for mysterious paralyzing illness...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-12-10 20:00 

Medical News Today

Can D-mannose treat a UTI?...

D-mannose is a type of sugar that researchers believe may help treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). Learn more about the studies, conclusions, and possible dosage here....

 2018-12-10 19:13 

AP

St. Louis medical organizations plan more proton therapy...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Despite problems at several proton centers across the country, St. Louis medical organizations are planning to increase their use of the cancer-treating procedure....

 2018-12-10 19:07 

AP

SC lawmakers consider changes to moving mental patients...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A group of South Carolina senators reviewing state laws on handling patients who doctors or judges decide need immediate mental health treatment wants to have proposed changes......

 2018-12-10 19:03 

Medscape

Surgeon: Physicians in Genital Cutting Case Should Lose Licenses...

A 22-year-old US law banning female genital mutilation was ruled unconstitutional in November. A surgeon who repairs the damage says even small cuts can deeply hurt victims. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-12-10 19:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about genital herpes...

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection. It can cause blisters and sores around the genitals and anus, but it may cause no symptoms. This article provides an overview of the symptoms, causes, and treatments for genital herpes....

 2018-12-10 18:20 

Reuters

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U.S. top court, Kavanaugh spurn Planned Parenthood defunding case...

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals by Louisiana and Kansas seeking to end their public funding to women's healthcare and abortion provider Planned Parenthood through the Medicaid program, with President Donald Trump's appointee Bret...

 2018-12-10 17:55 

NY Times

What We Know About Diet and Weight Loss...

After decades of research, there are shockingly few firm conclusions....

 2018-12-10 17:37 

Reuters

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Benefits of statins far outweigh risks...

(Reuters Health) - - The benefits of statins in reducing the odds of heart attacks and strokes far outweigh any risks of side effects, according to a scientific statement released by the American Heart Association....

 2018-12-10 17:32 

USA Today

What water is safe to use in a neti pot, and more tips to avoid getting sick...

Using the teapot-shaped container meant to relieve sinus congestion incorrectly could be deadly. Here's what the CDC and FDA have to say....

 2018-12-10 17:32 

AP

Mental health workers start weeklong strike in California...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals throughout California started a weeklong strike Monday to protest what they say is a lack of staffing that affects ca......

 2018-12-10 17:25 

Medscape

Difficult Twin Birth Tests Project to Reduce Cesareans...

Team Birth Project, a new method created to reduce the number of C-sections, tested by a difficult twin birth. Kaiser Health News...

 2018-12-10 17:16 

AP

$3.9M project to address obesity in rural eastern Oklahoma...

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State University has a $3.9 million plan to address obesity in two rural counties, one of which includes the town with the lowest life expectancy in the U.S....

 2018-12-10 17:03 

NY Times

Is Screen Time Bad for Kids' Brains?...

A study featured on "60 Minutes" is sure to alarm parents. Here's what scientists know, and don't know, about the link between screens, behavior, and development....

 2018-12-10 17:00 

Medical News Today

Excess belly fat common in those with high heart risk...

A European study of cardiovascular disease prevention finds that nearly two-thirds of those with high heart disease and stroke risk have excess waist fat....

 2018-12-10 16:54 

NY Times

In Remote Villages, Surprising New Measures Save Children With Malaria...

Malaria quickly kills toddlers. But rapid diagnostic tests, a new suppository drug and bicycle ambulances can buy enough time to get stricken children to hospitals....

 2018-12-10 16:34 

Medscape

AAAP 2018...

Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAAP 2018 Medscape Psychiatry...

 2018-12-10 16:33 

ABC News (US)

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Mental health workers start weeklong strike in California...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-12-10 16:00 

Men's Health News

I Zapped My Brain to See If It Would Boost My Athletic Performance...

Athletes are increasingly turning to neurostimulation devices like Halo Sport to zap their brains. But can it really boost performance or is it BS?...

 2018-12-10 15:46 

AP

Justices won't hear states' appeal over Planned Parenthood...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is avoiding a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood over the dissentin......

 2018-12-10 15:42 

ABC News (US)

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Deadline for enrolling in Obamacare's marketplaces is fast approaching...
 2018-12-10 15:00 

Medical News Today

Future of Alzheimer's therapy: What is the best approach?...

A new comprehensive review assesses current clinical trials for Alzheimer's drugs and advises on the best therapeutic approach going forward....

 2018-12-10 14:58 

Men's Health News

5 Surprising Issues That Physical Therapists Treat...

Physical therapists treat more than just musculoskeletal pain. These five symptoms, from headaches to erectile dysfunction, can also be treated by a DPT....

 2018-12-10 14:46 

ABC News (US)

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Justices won't hear states' appeal over Planned Parenthood...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-12-10 14:32 

NY Times

'A Gypsy Spirit' Finds Grounding...

Depression dogged LaShondra Jones all her life. With a new mental health care course, she is focused on her studies and building her family....

 2018-12-10 14:00 

Medscape

Ending Resident Suicides Starts With More Humane Training...

A retired physician and Army veteran says impatient and uncaring instructors are hurting the nation's crop of future docs. Medscape Business of Medicine...

 2018-12-10 14:00 

Medical News Today

What are the benefits of glutathione?...

Glutathione is an antioxidant that helps make proteins in the body and may have a variety of other health benefits. Learn more about the effects of glutathione here....

 2018-12-10 13:38 

AP

Romania hospital reports 39 babies diagnosed with superbug...

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities say the number of babies diagnosed with a drug-resistant superbug at a maternity hospital in the capital has risen to 39....

 2018-12-10 13:20 

ABC News (US)

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Nobel Peace winner: international action on sex abuse needed...

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